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Kasteel Heemstede

Heemsteedseweg 20, Houten, The Netherlands
+31-30-2722207
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Ranked #1 of 15 restaurants in Houten
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $34 - $135
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Good for: Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • German first
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English first
IJsselstein, The Netherlands
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

What a friendly place with great food! It is located in a castle surrounded with park. Right next to terrace, pond with swan couple, creating just perfect view for you. Food was just great, staffs very friendly and service minded. Enjoyed so much and wish to go back again soon.

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houten
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70 reviews 70 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

We always wanted to go to this place, but it is quite expensive. Be aware of that! However....now we have been there, we find it absolute value for money! The food is delicious and when you take the wine arrangement, you get for every dish the wine that matchies perfectly with the dish. Of you have a special occasion ,this... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Having visited the restaurant a number of times I can say I've always been satisfied with the quality and fantastic service. The only quibble I have would be with the pricing which is just a little extreme.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Had the set dinner menu. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Interesting and extensive wine list. They are happy to accommodate specific dietary wishes. Very pleasant and peaceful setting. Waiters/waitresses are friendly but would benefit from some guidance.

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Grimbergen, Belgium
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Went with a friend last saturday. Since it was the evening before they went on holiday, there was only one menu and it was fabalous. Especially the Saint-Jacobs scallops with truffel, the duck and the fish. We also took the accompanying wines and they matched perfectly, even the rose from Portugal. If you want to go to a beautiful restaurant... More

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Orlando, Florida
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

This is a Michelin star restaurant, it has a beautifull setting under the castle. With public transport not reachable. Kitchen is somewhat easy and slow. Personnel may not be up for the task as we experienced in other similar restuarants. We had lunch and took the 8 course menu, this is a combination of the daily lunch menu and some... More

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france
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

This is a very nice place for celebrating something. Arrive via the garden to go to the castle, there's a small convenient outdoor lift for disabled or elderly people to get to the lower level near the water surrounding the castle. So it's really accessoble for everybody - altough a medieval castle. Good value for money, nice available staff, excellent... More

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Praha
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81 reviews 81 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

This is a restaurant that offers beautiful romantic ambience in a castle surrounded by a lake. We were served two complimentary starters at the beginning (the second one was brought while we were still eating the first one - the only flaw of the evening), then we went for the 4 course fixed menu of the day. The food was... More

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kinna
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012

The restaurant is located in the cellars of an old well restored casttle in the centre of the Netherlands. The restaurant offers special menu's of which the menu "kasteel Heemstede" was our chioce of the evening. We started of after the "greetings from the kitchen" with a cold asperagues, dalmon salad. Well presented, but with a lot going on on... More

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the Netherlands
Top Contributor
138 reviews 138 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
339 helpful votes 339 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

Hardly ever write a review about a hotel or restaurant in my own country. This one deserves the exception. Splendid all the way. Romatich venue. Excellent staff, and the best food-wine combinations. 6 course surprise menu is well to be recommanded. Sommelier up to standard with very good matches for the wine and the dishes. Top-level!

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